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Party leading official welcomes US Defence Secretary
Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong on November 20th received US Defence Secretary Mark Esper, who is now on a working visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam officially becomes Chair of ADMM, ADMM Plus
10:16 19/11/2019
The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence has officially assumed the role of Chair of ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and ADMM Plus for 2020.
Deputy PM receives Japan’s Kanagawa Governor
10:15 19/11/2019
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on November 18th received Governor of Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture Kuroiwa Yuji now on a working visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam strives to build more cohesive, responsive ASEAN
10:13 19/11/2019
Vietnam has chosen “Cohesive and Responsive” as the theme of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, given the complicated developments in the region and the world that pose many challenges to multilateralism and free trade as well as the increasing non-traditional security threats.
Minister stresses trust in cooperation to solve security challenges
10:12 19/11/2019
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich addressed an ASEAN ministers’ meeting with partners on November 18th, describing trust as the most important for countries to cooperate substantively and sincerely in dealing with security challenges in the region.
Defence Minister attends ADMM Retreat, ADMM Plus in Bangkok
10:51 17/11/2019
Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich on November 16th led a high-ranking military delegation of Vietnam to join the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat and the sixth ADMM Plus that are taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from November 16th-19th.
Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company
12:45 16/11/2019
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 15th for Scott Kicker, Founder and CEO of the US-based Gen X Energy Company, which is exploring a liquefied natural gas project worth over 6 billion USD in Vietnam.
Hanoi’s leader promises to facilitate Korean investment projects
11:34 16/11/2019
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said the capital city is ready to create favourable conditions for projects by businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK).
PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader
10:41 15/11/2019
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14th for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan - one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that shares a free trade agreement with Vietnam.
Vietnam, Myanmar hold deputy ministerial-level political consultation
10:05 15/11/2019
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu and Permanent Secretary of the Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Soe Han co-chaired the eighth annual political consultation at the deputy ministerial level in Hanoi on November 14th.